SAMENA Telecommunications Council is set to present The Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2014 on Thursday, June 19th at Armani Hotel Dubai. Hosted by Huawei, the Summit will be held under the theme “The Rise of the Broadband Economy – Shaping Excellence in Cooperation - Government, Telecom Operators, Internet Players”
The agenda for The Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2014 will encompass various sessions in the presence of ministers from the ICT sector of various countries as well as key industry figures from the region, including H.E. Mohamed Al Ghanim – DG TRA, UAE; H.E. Hamadoun Toure – Secretary General, ITU; Mr. Osman Sultan – CEO, du; Mr. Bocar A. Ba – CEO, SAMENA Telecommunications Council; Mr. Shi Yaohong – President, Huawei Middle East. The discussions will span three areas including Role of Government, Digital Governance and Broadband Development Strategy.
“Considering that the ICT sector in the region is on the threshold of a digital revolution, SAMENA Telecommunications Council realizes the significance of providing stakeholders with opportunities to exchange ideas and cooperate on industry issues to identify solutions with far-reaching benefits. At The Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2014, we are looking forward to very dynamic and prolific discussions on issues such as setting investment-friendly policies and regulations by the governments and regulators, diversification of revenue streams by telecom operators, introducing efficient, service delivery platform by technology providers and innovative applications and services by the Internet players,” said Mr. Bocar Ba, CEO, SAMENA Telecommunications Council.
“At the same time, we are also excited about the future of “Cooperation” among industry stakeholders within the region and look forward to seeing strong representation and participation from the regional telecoms and ICT community in the Council’s initiatives and meetings such as this Summit,” he added.
“This region is home to a thriving telecommunications landscape; one in which governments, businesses and operators continue to set new milestones in delivering services to the public. That progress will no doubt continue as we keep the customer at the heart of our industry’s innovation. Bringing together exceptional minds from across the regional and global ICT sector, Huawei looks forward to hosting The Telecom Leaders’ Summit 2014 and further supporting the advancement of the region’s broadband economy,” said Mr. Shi Yaohong, President of Huawei Middle East.